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to school on government money but is against government. aside from the awkward drink of water, i think his real problem is that it was the wrong night, wrong city. tuesday night in washington, wednesday night in new york. there is a place called the apollo. amateur night on wednesday night at the apollo. >> ouch. that hurt me in the crossfire. lawrence o'donnell. >> it was a major proposal that he kept under a certain wracked by not mentioning the number. he said that he was willing, in this negotiation, to avoid the sequestered and offered to the republicans' medicare cuts. he did not specify an amount, just the same amount that the bulls commission wanted. he suggested arriving at them in very vague ways, one having more affluent seniors play more. there are a variety of ways to do that. one of them, probably were most of the savings would be, to change the nature of medicare payments from a fee-for-service system, which is very reassuring to the patience, to something that he was very vague about but was probably an overall fee for a patient in which the doctor, many would argue, begins
a very dramatic reform of the department as the federal government came in and forced changes down the department's throat after several scandals. bratton latched on to the changes and made sure that the department actually bought into them. and in doing so really changed the story line of the lapd. and that said, this whole episode, while you would think nobody would want to touch dorn were a ten-foot pole we have been inundated with e-mails and calls from lapd cops and from the public that say the old lapd is still alive and well. even if that's not the case, and i don't think it is, the memories and the pain and the scars from that time are still very much on the surface. >> it often goes down to personal experiences with the police that are anecdotal, but of course they drive how you think about any life experience. they dominate your thinking. and of course the past is always with. thank you, joel rubin of "the l.a. time." clint van zandt is now with us. clint, thank you. i've been watching you on knbc as we monitor the situation. do we have clint? we don't have clint. >> yeah
, many of whom believe whelp it comes to the nation's problems, government is not the solution. >> fellow americans -- >> president obama used the first state of the union address of his second term to send a message to lawmaker, get to work. >> the american people don't expect government to solve every problem, but they do expect us to put the nation's interests before party. >> the hour-long speech focused mainly on economic ins and on the need for a divided cork to compromise. he said political brinksmanship, collateral cutdown. >> let's agree to keep the government open and pay our bills on time and always uphold the full faith and credit of it the united states of america. >> the president drew strong applause when he announced 34,000 troops would return from afghanistan by this time next year, half the u.s. force there. he also got a standing ovation when he talked about gun laws. the president said bills on background checks and large magazines are being discussed and that lawmakers owe it to victims of gun violence to bring it to the floor. >> they deserve the vote. gabby giffords
matthews said rubio said government is not the answer, but talked about medicare for his mother and a student loan he received that perhaps allow him to be the senator that he is today. what do you make of the conflict there? >> i think that senator rubioey performance is fine. i am not hung up on the water incident. >> the issue of the role of government. >> substantively the short coming to answer the question is he didn't do anything in that speech to expand the tent. the issue that you raise about the role of government is an example of where there koochb compromise, but it hasn't been forth comprehending. he had a good presentation, but the same set of remarks with a different and perhaps more appealing face delivering them. >> as you are talking about the substance, we are talking about the water. it was over 90,000 tweets. his issue about the role of government and we talked about this a lot. there is not just a mote, but there is maybe the grand canyon between the two parties over the role of government. these are ideological differences that will not be solved. >> it re
government itself. we'll talk about smoking out our adversaries. the failure of opposition like today' puny pathetic reaction from the other side. tonight the crazed unequal day we heard in washington. this large but unmistakable declaration of how small has become this right leaning opposition. small, squeaky, and spiteful. i'm joined by amy klobuchar. and chuck todd. a democratic president made this pronouncement about a government in america. >> we have work to give the american people. a smaller, less bureaucratic government in washington. and we have to give the people one that lives within its means. the era of big government is over. >> last night this president barack obama gave a strong role and criticized republicans who say we must balance the budget. take a listen. >> it is our unfinished task to make sure that this government works on behalf of the many. and not just the few. over the last few years, both parties have worked together to reduce the deficit by more than $2.5 trillion. mostly through spending cuts but also by raising tax rates on the wealthiest 1% of americans. we
and shaken by questions of deep relevance for the life of faith in order to govern both strength of mind and body are necessary. strength which in the last few months has deteriorated that i have had to recognize my capacity or incapacity it to fulfill the ministry and trusted to me. the pope added i thank you most sincerely for the love and support and i ask pardon. there is a report the pope's brother had said the doctor told the holy father he should no longer take trans atlantic trip. he is the first pope to resign in more than 600 years. will take place to elect a new pope. however, that will not begin before pope benedict steps down again on february 28th. tony and allison, back to you. >> all right. thank you very much. more on that throughout the course of this morning's show. >> now to mississippi where officials will spend the day assessing the damage thereafter massive tornado tore through the region. a funnel claude was caught on tape mangling hundreds of homes and businesses. officials blame the storm for more than a dozen injuries. fortunately no deaths have been reported.
by a government that are too small is just not true. in fact, the major cause of our recent downturn is the housing crisis created by reckless government policies and the idea that more taxes and more government spending is the best way to help hard-working middle-class taxpayers is an idea that has failed every time it has been tried. >> democrats on the other hand gave senator rubio low marks for similar comments. just about the same time, 10:31. >> presidents in both parties from john f. kennedy to ronald reagan have known that our free enterprise economy is the source of our middle-class prosperity. but president obama he believes it is the cause of our problems. that the economic downturn happened because our government didn't tax enough, spend enough or control enough. and therefore, as you heard tonight, his solution to virtually every problem we face is for washington to tax more, borrow more and spend more. >> with independents, senator rubio scored low marks at 10:40 when he spoke about the second amendment. >> of course we face other challenges, as well. we were all heart
people and enabling the governments of this country to serve its citizens, this is victory. this is what winning looks like. we should not shrink from using these words. i've lived afghanistan will never again be a safe haven to terrorists -- i believe afghanistan will never again be a safe haven to terrorists and the scourge of the plague of the world. >> the obama administration plans to nominate alan to serve as the next supreme allied commander after he was cleared of misconduct in the scandal of the ousted david petraeus. israeli forces have dismantled a number -- another palestinian encampment challenging the settlement growth in the west bank. activists erected tents near have been saturday in a bid to protect their town. there were forcibly -- they were forcibly arrested. bahrain's government holding reconciliation talks about opposition parties for the first time in over a year. the negotiations last broke down in july 2011 after opposition groups accused the u.s.-backed monarchy of obstruction and failing to address their grievances. public protests remain barred in cyber rain
to strengthening the middle class. >> it is our unfinished task to make sure this government works on behalf of the many, not just the few. >> reporter: a noticeable presence of small ribbons worn by the more that be 40 invited guests, all victims or related to victims of gun violence. >> it has been two months since newtown. i know this is not the first time this country has debated how to reduce gun violence. but this time is different. >> reporter: the president also announced that half of the troops now serving in afghanistan, about 34,000, will be home by this time next year. but the focus remains primarily on the economy, with several proposals, including a plan to raise the middle wage. >> tonight, let's declare that in the wealthiest nation on earth no one who works full time should have to live in poverty. >> reporter: republicans shot back. the party's response given in both spanish and english by florida senator marko rubio, who accused the president of hurting the middle class with deficit spending and tax hikes. >> the idea that more taxes and more government spending is the bes
that the government was severely handicapped, likely by not having anderson at trial. he was held in contempt armed spent fight -- contempt and he spent quite a bit of time in jail. they were not able to prove the false statements. so they went to the obstruction charge based on evasive, not necessarily untrue statements. >> reporter: how long will we get an answer? how long before bonds knows. >> probably six months. hard to say. it will be measured in months rather than weeks. >> reporter: william keen, thank you for joining us. taking us through what we can expect today. not a very long hearing. ten-year journey getting us here but months until we'll get an answer. live here in san francisco, claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> an east bay mischief that topped 100 miles an -- police chief that topped 100 miles an hour. what prompted the chase and the suspicious item police found on the driver. >>> together we've cleared the stay the crisis. we can say with renewed confidence that the state of our union is stronger. >> reaction from a local congress member to the state of the union address co
, stuart? >> reporter: we'll see the president make a call for a robust presence of the government's presence in the economy. in three areas he will call for more spending, education, green energy and infrastructure. those are three key areas where the president wants to improve increased spending. it will rely on a mini stimulus program. he will rely on government spending to create jobs. this will be paid for with higher taxes on wealthy individuals, corporations and oil companies. this will be the aggressive pursuit of the economic policies put in place in the first four years. more government spending. martha: we saw a recent poll that showed 2-1 that people do not believe more spending is the route to economic recovery in this country. it got him reelected, these ideas about taxing oil companies and the rich more. but there is another question that has to do with reports of fraud and waste in the existing spending programs. the president's always said he would go after them with a scalpel to make sure the waste is gone. is that happening? >> reporter: the free cell phone syste
's not a bigger government we need but a smarter government that sets priorities and invests in broad-based growth." the president will also continue his push for gun control and comprehensive immigration reform. but, scott, we're told by white house officials there will be no new ideas for those two issues because the white house says the underlying legislative politics are complicated enough. >> pelley: major, thank you. on that afghanistan announcement, there are 66,000 americans fighting there tonight. mr. obama intends to bring home 34,000 of them by this time next year. most u.s. combat troops are due home by the end of 2014. charlie d'agata is at our afghan bureau in the capital kabul and, charlie, i wonder, what is this going to mean to the troops on the ground? >> reporter: well, the key question, scott, is the time frame. any commanders here will tell you that they want as many boots on the ground for as long as they can, certainly through the summer and the fall when the fighting picks up against the taliban. and there's a lot of work to be done, especially along eastern afghanistan whe
government spending is the best way to help hardworking middle class taxpayers, that's an old idea that's failed every time it's been tried. >> reporter: and the president will now go on the road to promote this agenda that he outlined. his first stop will be north carolina later today. rob and diana? >> and marci, another big topic of discussion in the speech last night was immigration reform. that seemed to be a rare moment of true bipartisanship last night in the speech. >> reporter: that's true. he got a very big applause when he said, send me a comprehensive immigration reform bill in the next few months and i will sign it right away. the president put out a tweet with that quote and it got retweeted a bunch of times. that's a big deal to get those retweets. >> also, we heard from marko rubio there, but he wasn't the only senator to offer a response to that state of the union tonight, was me? >> that's right. we also heard a response from the tea party express senator rand paul gave his rebuttal after senator rubio's rebuttal. a lot of people saying that his criticism of the presid
down on trickle-down government policies that have failed us. >> and the idea that more taxes and more government spending is the best way to help hard-working middle class taxpayers, that's an old idea that has failed every time it's been tried. >> to encourage growth by lowering tax rates while lowering deductions and closing loopholes. >> simplifying our tax code will also help the middle class because it will make it easier for small businesses to hire and grow. >> i just will not drink to any of that. i'm joined tonight by joy reid, managing editor of you know, it's just amazing how a guy can go from the savior on the cover of "time" magazine to being made fun of everywhere. but let's talk about what was coming out of his mouth. >> yeah. >> romneyesque. >> and you know what? first of all, the drinking thing, hilarious. and unfortunately for him, it's all he is going to be known for a minute. >> well, somebody put the water there. is he ashamed of water? just go ahead and drink it. it's not a big deal. >> and it was the maintaining eye contact with the camera thing tha
to laws, get to work. >> the american people don't expect government to solve every problem. but they do expect us to put the nation's interests before parties. >> reporter: the hour long speeched focused mainly on domestic and economic issues and on the need for a divided congress to compromise. he said, political brinksmanship, threats of government shutdown and unilateral spending cuts hurt the country. >> let's agree right here right now to keep the people's government open and pay our bills on time and always uphold the full faith and credit of the united states of america. >> reporter: the president drew strong applause when he announced that 34,000 troops would be home from afghanistan by this time next year half the u.s. force there. he also got a standing ovation when he talked about gun laws. the president said bills on background checks and large magazines are being discussed and that lawmakers owe it to victims of gun violence to bring them to the floor. >> they deserve a vote. gabby giffords deserves a vote. the families of ne
to find a solution. >> let's agree to keep the people's government open and pay our bills on time and always uphold the full faith and credit of the united states of america. >> the president said it is time to fix immigration, u.s. immigration, and cyber security along with the gun violence. another victim of violent crime. >> the families of newtown deserve a vote. the families of aurora deserve a vote. the families of oak creek, tucson, and the countless other communities deserve a simple vote. >> the republican response, marco rubio rejected the president's call for new government programs, saying the best way to help the economy is to reduce the size of the economy. >> his solution to every problem we face is for washington to tax more and spend more. that is an old idea that has failed every time we have tried. >> while the president has focused on domestic calls -- policy, he did call to end and in its involvement in afghanistan by 2014. he said afghanistan is a shadow -- al qaeda is a shadow of itself but still a threat. >> thank you. aside from the economy the debate over
deficit by a single dime. it's a smarter government we need that sets priorities and invests in broad based growth. interesting statement, krystal. >> absolutely. republicans try to caricature him as a big government liberal who's never seen a government program that he doesn't like, who's going to spind us into the ditch. he's going to turn us into greece. the facts and the record say things that are different. since january it's been quite a while. i think it was january 2008 we actually had a surplus. this january he has been slowing the growth of government spending. it has been a priority for him. but obviously because of the economic realities, we had to invest in the country in an immediate way to get us back on track. so making that case reminding voters that he has been a responsible hand on the tiller when it comes to balancing the budget and keeping those policies in mind is important too. >> richard, i want to bring this up because i want to bring this up. >> do it. >> when we've talked about the 102-year-old woman, the student from mexico hadiya pendelton who was killed b
unintended consequences of government overreach. what's going on, chief -- our cnn national political correspondent jim acosta is here. you've been looking at the reaction since the speech. what's going on? >> wolf, this was a big moment last night. it may be moving votes. what was widely seen as an emotional high point, it may have also been a turn turning point in the debate over gun control. it was a moment carefully orchestrated for maximum emotional impact. as former congresswoman gabby giffords, the parents of slain teenager hideya pendleton and other victims of gun violence looked on, president obama called for a vote. >> they deserve a vote. gabby giffords deserves a vote. the families of newtown deserve a vote. the families of aurora deserve a vote. >> one day later there are indications on capitol hill that the president may get it. >> we don't need a cheer leader. >> even as mr. obama's top republican critics, senator lindsey graham made the case that the current background checks needs to be strengthened before expanded. answered the president's call. >> will you personall
that the president's cabinet cannot get the support of its own government, albeit that there are just a handful of republicans, then the whole credibility of the united states not only in national security but in fiscal responsibility as -- >> but you see, here is the problem, sir. a new abc news/"washington post" poll shows overwhelmingly people like this president's policies and they don't like the gop's. now, given the republican's performance over the last four years, do you expect exactly the same in terms of obstruction, opposition for the next four years and can this country afford almost a decade of republican obstruction? >> the president gave them a free ride when he came to affordable health care. he tried to compromise. he listened to both sides. he allowed them to put up 32 different amendments. i think this time he has to go directly to the american people. this is his last shot out to give a report to the entire american people as to what he wants to see for america, get our jobs back, make certain that we have education, make certain that we have a secure national defense and to
to say the person threatened is a member of state government. >> it is unfortunate that he was sending in some many threats, it is unfortunate, a common theme. basham was armed with a loaded gun when he was arrested and his home has what looks like an elaborate security system with numerous surveillance cameras and various antennae arrays on the rooftop. >> the manufacturing of manufacturing explosives, a threat to a dignitary, and threat to public official to dissuade them from doing their duty. the bomb squad found more destructive items and they were planning a blow in this period of tomorrow. reporting live, rob fladeboe, kron 4. >>pam: developing news at this hour-- attorneys for home run king barry bonds' were back in federal court today appealing his 2011 conviction for obstruction of justice. kron4's dan kerman explains why attorneys think the conviction should be overturned. he was not found guilty on the three counts of perjury of performance in enhancing drugs but they did find some of obstruction of justice would intentionally, evasive statements to the grand tree. >> were
of the of inaugural address from the large government, better government approach. >> some people were critical that the and doctoral speech was a good too partisan and tonight it was a bit more bipartisan? >> it was a bit for bipartisan in tone they do need votes. many people from the sandy hook tragedy were there. and also voting on immigration. they are talking about there was a woman that had folded from miami 102 years old. putting congress on the scene and a the meat needed to put these items >> pam: it to you think that he is going to get those things done, gun-control come immigration? >> i think that he will get some things done, with -- immigration and gun-control. with more possible outcomes as early as by the end of this year >> pam: thank you, michael you can find michael on twitter yaki blog... [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on for two whole year
defending afghan people and enabling the government of this country to serve its citizens. this is victory, this is what winning looks like. and we should not shrink from using these words. >> reporter: but he himself has admitted he's had a tough 19 months and had to handle a series of disasters he calls meteor strikes. the images that surfaced showing marines urinating on the corps of taliban fighters. the accidental burning of the koran that started a wave of violence that included the killing of u.s. troops. and the massacre of 16 civilians in a shooting rampage allegedly at the hands of an american soldier. >> we have a casualty. >> reporter: general allen fought back tears when he said more than 560 coalition forces were killed on his watch, the vast majority american. >> we acknowledge that there is a chair at a table at home, a chair that is empty and will always be. and we can never forget them. and they are in our prayers always. >> reporter: as general allen says his final good-byes here in afghanistan, what no one knows is whether general dunford will one day be holding his own
an unlawful flight to avoid prosecution or a ufap warrant as we call it in the federal government so they can get in the case. >> there's a million-dollar reward. i mean, that's highly unusual. that's a lot of money out there. i understand they're getting a lot of tips. do they think they're good leads? >> you know, they got a lot of tips. so far none of them have been dorner. no police department outside the federal government has ever put up a million-dollar reward for a suspect. but it's certainly having the desired effect which is whoever wasn't looking for him before is now. >> but there's also this -- chief says they'll reopen the case. he's saying that for purposes other than simply reopening the case because this has gone way beyond some case or some grievance he had before. >> well, i think one thing he's doing is he's giving dorner a test. i mean, dorner's manifesto says, "i need to get my reputation back, and i didn't lie, and i shouldn't have been fired. but if i get justice, the killing stops." i think if the department takes a step of we'll take a second look at the case, if he
really building our economy on sensitivity counseling? we wonder why we hav>>e a broke government. i'm surprised theyno didn't hire bob to do the training. just kidding. >> great. >> am i missing something? it sounded like totalitarian brainwashing. it was very, very creepy and i think it probably scared the people. you walk around thehi office, you're scared to say something. it was very cultish. but also, am i missing something here? why are they talking about immigration at the usda? u weren't there like corn prices they need to talk about, maybe something like that? >> that's right. this is way out of their area of expertise. but i will say this again, that the english, europeans came over and threw the indians off their land, threw them on reservations. exterminated them.ns >> ex termed? >> -- exterminated? >> farm and migrant labor is something they deal with. >> let me get this straight, bob,hi america's founding fathe, they came over here, coolonnized america, made it thee, great lad that we are told. you're saying they exterminated a whole race ofur people? >> you must have
to a new government study. and our own investigation of the credit reporting industry shows those mistakes can be nearly impossible to get removed from your record. so, really, you can't do anything for me. i've just been talking to you for 15 minutes. i mean, the only thing you can do is to tell me to fill it out online. >> yes, mr. kroft.
increase our deficit by a single dime. it is not a bigger government we need, but a smarter government that sets priorities and invests in broad-based growth. >> reporter: but the white house provided no specifics on how much mr. obama's ideas would cost or how they would be paid for with cuts to existing federal programs. republicans remain hungry for details in the president's forthcoming budget. mr. obama also announced u.s. forces will be returning home from afghanistan faster than originally planned. >> i can announce that over the next year another 34,000 american troops will come home from afghanistan. this drawdown will continue and by the end of next year, our war in afghanistan will be over. >> reporter: the president gushed over bipartisan efforts to legalize 11 million undocumented workers here now and craft a new legal immigration system that also tightens border security evidence of the momentum? outstretched hands from republican senators john mccain and lindsey graham. tough critics of mr. obama's foreign policy. >> let's get this done. send me a
central issue and for example, it is our unfinished task to make sure this government works on onbehalf of the many, and he says that he's going to lay out proposals that are fully paid for and fully consistent with the budget frame work both parties agreed to. nothing i'm proposing should increase our deficit by a single dime. you get a small taste of what we'll see later on tonight. gun control, people who have been affected by gun violence on both sides of the issue will be in the house gallery tonight and earlier today, they came out front to speak their minds. >> it isn't about the right to lawfully own guns. this is about trying our best to keep guns out of the hands of the people, like people who killed my brother. >> i was mad at my legislators because i honestly believe they legislated me out of the right to protect myself and my family. >> our children matter. i want to have an opportunity to convey that to everyone else. >> all right, nearly two dozen lawmakers gave their tickets to the night's event. two people that have been affected by gun violence. we'll be talking ab
from the pentagon in particular, the one part of the government that has been working and effective and should be saluted. >> i agree with you. this is why i'm getting upset, cutting a battle group going, threatening to cut pay. the bottom line is the pentagon has the money. these funds are operational funds. they can do it. what they're trying to do is not do what is necessary to make the defense stronger. they want to perpetuate this continuation of what they've always done. i dispute what the chairman and joint chiefs said and despite what secretary panetta said, we can do better. we must do better because we are not effectively spending the money. something called the joint i.e.d. defeat organization, the only thing they defeated over the past eight years it existed is cutting their budget. they are not actually putting things out there which actually help our troops. that's the problem with the way we're doing business now. >>brian: you say we've got to assess the threats. these cyber attacks on us are evidence of that. we see them building up their navy, not to get on japan to
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in to buildings. [ siren ] government preparing for zombie attack. department of homeland security preparing for the end of times. you think i'm being overdramatic because my favorite show is "walking dead"? no. watch an actual training vide video. this is what happened, they reenacted a zombie attack. >> dana: why? >> eric: i don't know. >> dana: this is horse crap. >> eric: i don't know why they wasted money doing. this but the department of homeland security did that. this is not horse crap. >> dana: it's real. >> eric: zombies are are coming. >> dana: i hope they do. >> i don't believe you believe zombies are coming. >> i'm telling you. you have can't kill them. you can shoot them. shoot an arm off, leg off, they don't die. >> bob: if you get to oz the wizard could stop it. >> eric: you don't believe it? >> bob: no. "night of the living dead." remember they came up from the cemetery and shot them down? you got it in your head. what is a zombie and why is he going to they tack us? >> dana: why is the homeland security making video about it. >> eric: wasting money onsome beau attacks. >> a
control proposals. he said children who live in violent neighborhoods needs help from the government, schools, family and clergy to have a chance to change their lives. >> this is not just a gun issue. it's also an issue of the kinds of communities we're building. for that, we all share responsibility as citizens to fix it. we all share a responsibility to move this country closer to our founding vision that no matter who you are or where you come from, here in america, you can decide your own destiny, you can succeed if you work hard and fulfill your responsibilities. >>> oscar pistorius was in court in south africa today accused of murdering his model girlfriend. the case has shocked south africa and people all over the world who were inspired by the athlete known as blade runner for his prosthetic legs. he broke down and sobbed when the judge officially charged him with murder. a bail hearing is set for tuesday. >>> as part of a plea deal with federal prosecutors, jesse jackson, jr. has admitted misusing campaign funds. the plea agreement says jackson and his wife spent some $750,
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